Alpine Inn & Spa
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Getting the Honey Badger in shape takes work! Pete washed and waxed for several days, a section at a time. The biggest project created problems and it isn't finished nor do we know if it can be. That is the installation of the new back up monitor and camera. The monitor went easier than Pete expected but the camera has been a bugger. He can't figure out how to get the old one out! And it is the camera causing an unreliable picture. I've prepared several meals ...
... beach and enjoyed the sea and sunshine :)
Headed back to the campsite for a chilled afternoon of reading and cards....which almost didn't happen as our new neighbours arrived and decided to play Barry White very loudly....now this isn't to say we have anything against a bit of Barry, just not whilst trying to be at one with nature! ....they turned out to be a pretty nice couple and turned it down once they realised it was a teensy ...
This morning we left the clouds of Bodega Bay and headed off to Lake Tahoe.
The drive was beautiful as we past by Sonoma and Napa again then around Sacramento, past Folsom (didn't get to see the prison unfortunately - but both started singing Johnny Cash songs here!), through the El Dorado National Forest - which was stunning, and finally arrived in Lake Tahoe.
... a prime lakeside location!!
Having secured (as usual) an excellent deal!!! A much needed bottle of wine was delivered to our room.
Woke up to beautiful morning, on the lake, had a relaxing day, strolling along the hotel pier and shoreline.
Outstanding scenery clear turquoise lake water with snow topped mountains in backdrop and able to sun ourselves on the beach what more could you want.
Another definite could live here!!!
... Springs. The building is new and it is a nice restaurant and bar. When you are just inside the door you are made to feel at home. The homemade blueberry cobbler with ice cream really hit the spot.
Austin and Eureka, NV, are fun little towns. Eureka is known as the friendliest town on the loneliest road in America. Getting to Ely was an interesting ride. Many would say it is a boring ride, to me the lonely ...
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